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Community colleges [electronic resource] : a reference handbook / David L. Levinson.

By: Levinson, David L, 1954-.
Contributor(s): ABC-CLIO Information Services.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Contemporary education issues: Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2005Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 255 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1576077675 (electronic bk.); 9781576077672 (electronic bk.); 128071123X; 9781280711237.Subject(s): Community colleges -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Coll�eges communautaires -- �Etats-Unis -- Guides, manuels, etc | EDUCATION -- Higher | Junior college | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Community colleges.DDC classification: 378.1/543/0973 Other classification: 5,3 | DV 2850 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- The growth of community colleges in the twentieth century -- Community colleges and access versus excellence -- The curriculum: transfer versus career -- Community colleges and lifelong learning -- The future of the community college -- Organizations, associations, and government agencies -- Selected print and nonprint resources.
Summary: This volume provides an overview of existing research on the uniquely American community college system, which is increasingly becoming the site of entry for students seeking a higher education.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-234) and index.

Introduction -- The growth of community colleges in the twentieth century -- Community colleges and access versus excellence -- The curriculum: transfer versus career -- Community colleges and lifelong learning -- The future of the community college -- Organizations, associations, and government agencies -- Selected print and nonprint resources.

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This volume provides an overview of existing research on the uniquely American community college system, which is increasingly becoming the site of entry for students seeking a higher education.

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